Jan. 13, 2014
IRVING, Texas -
Odyssey Sims (Baylor) and Seanna Johnson (Iowa State) were selected for Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball weekly honors, as chosen by a media panel. Sims earned her 11th career award and sixth player of the week recognition. Johnson picked up freshman honors for the third time.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week
Odyssey Sims, Baylor, G, Sr, Irving, Texas
Odyssey Sims averaged 38 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals in Baylor's two wins last week. She established career highs in both points (48) and rebounds (10) at West Virginia while recording her first career double-double with those two categories. The 48 points are second on the Big 12 single-game scoring chart behind Brittney Griner's 50 points last season and set a West Virginia Coliseum record. With six treys during the game, Sims also set the BU career 3-point record of 195 which had stood since 1993. She now has 207. For the week the senior guard shot .556 (25-of-45) from the floor, including .600 (12-of-20) from beyond the arc, and was .824 (14-of-17) from the charity stripe.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week
Seanna Johnson, Iowa State, G, Brooklyn Park, Minn.
Seanna Johnson averaged 12.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in Iowa State's win over Texas Tech and loss to No. 15/16 Oklahoma State. The rookie guard opened the week with a 10-point, nine-rebound outing versus TTU. She then added a double-double performance against OSU with 14 points and 10 rebounds. It was Johnson's third double-double of the season and sixth game with 10-plus rebounds. She hit her only 3-point attempt of the week with 1:51 remaining against OSU to pull the Cyclones within four points in trying to mount a late comeback. Johnson was .636 (7-of-11) from the floor and .750 (9-of-12) from the free-throw line in the two games combined.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the Week
Nov. 11 - Hallie Christofferson, ISU, Sr
Nov. 18 - Aaryn Ellenberg, OU, Sr
Nov. 25 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Dec. 2 - Brittney Martin, OSU, So
Dec. 9 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Dec. 16 - Chelsea Gardner, KU, Jr
Dec. 23 - Tiffany Bias, OSU, Sr
Dec. 30 - Liz Donohoe, OSU, Jr
Jan. 6 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Jan. 13 - Odyssey Sims, BU, Sr
Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshmen of the Week
Nov. 11 - Leticia Romero, K-State
Nov. 18 - Nina Davis, BU
Nov. 25 - Seanna Johnson, ISU
Dec. 2 - Seanna Johnson, ISU
Dec. 9 - Nina Davis, BU
Dec. 16 - Jadda Buckley, ISU
Dec. 23 - Nina Davis, BU
Dec. 30 - Jadda Buckley, ISU
Jan. 6 - Jadda Buckley, ISU
Jan. 13 - Seanna Johnson, ISU